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Restauration of Knights Hall - Acre (Akko), Israel

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A: Turkish Bath Garden, Old City of Akko (Acre), Israel

Par Zoran Strajin, à 80 mètres

Down at the end of Al-Jezzar Street, just around the corner, is the Municipal Museum, originally the ...

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B: Al Jazzer Mosque Garden, Akko (Acre)

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D: Refractorium - Knights' Hall - - Akko (Acre), Israel

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Knights' Halls Refractorium Under the citadel and prison of Acre, archaeological excavations revealed...

Refractorium - Knights' Hall - - Akko (Acre), Israel

E: Knights Hall - Acre (Akko), Israel

Par Zoran Strajin, à 120 mètres

Citadel of Acre The current building which constitutes the citadel of Acre is an Ottoman fortificatio...

Knights Hall - Acre (Akko), Israel

F: Akko - Closed Bazzar - sns-hdr-dark

Par Zoran Strajin, à 130 mètres

Akko - Closed Bazzar - sns-hdr-dark

G: Street in Acre

Par Armin Leuprecht, à 130 mètres

Street in Acre

I: Jezzar Pasha Mosque, Acco (Acre), Israel

Par Zoran Strajin, à 150 mètres

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Jezzar Pasha Mosque, Acco (Acre), Israel

J: Jezzar Pasha Mosque, Akko (Acre), Israel

Par Zoran Strajin, à 150 mètres

According to the text in Arabic engraved over the doorway, the mosque was consecrated in the year 119...

Jezzar Pasha Mosque, Akko (Acre), Israel

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Modern civilization began right here in the Tigris-Euphrates river valley. Also known as the Fertile Crescent or Mesopotamia, this is the place where, six thousand years ago, agriculture, writing and mathematics were brought into widespread use.

The term "Middle East" comes from the British navy, which used it to describe the countries on the trade route from Europe to India and China. Everything from Afghanistan to Morocco may possibly be classified as "middle eastern", depending on whom you ask -- and when.

Only a partial list of past Empires in the middle eastern territory includes Sumeria, Babylonia, Persia, the Ottoman Empire and the Roman Empire!

When northern Europe was still lurking about in slimy cold stone castles playing chess, the Middle East was enjoying the flowers of poetry, luxurious craftsmanship, music and literature. In fact, the Renaissance in Europe was partly inspired by stories brought back from the middle east by travelers along the trade route.

Strategic location, religious history and the world's largest supply of crude oil have kept the Middle East at the center of world activity for centuries. The saga continues.

Text by Steve Smith.

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